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The Gurkha Soldier Memorial - Horse Guards Avenue, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 30.306 W 000° 07.502
30U E 699518 N 5709915
Quick Description: This memorial is dedicated to the Gurkha Soldier for both the First and Second World Wars. The monument also list the various campaigns the Gurkha's have taken part in.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/3/2011 11:22:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMCQGX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 7

Long Description:
This memorial recalls the deployment of Gurkha soldiers by the British. The memorial was unveiled on December 3, 1997 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

It bears the inscription:
"The Gurkha Soldier. Bravest of the brave, most generous of the generous, never had country more faithful friends than you."

The bronze statue is about lifesize and shows a Gurkha in a uniform probably worn during the Great War.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 12/3/1997

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Unknown

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Horse Guards Avenue
Westminster
London, United Kingdom


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